Dr. Paul Cartier Cardiac Surgery Resident Award
This award was created in honour of Dr. Paul Cartier, who was highly regarded as an outstanding Canadian Cardiac Surgeon. The award is to be given to a Cardiac Surgery Resident who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of cardiac surgery through basic science or clinical research and who has demonstrated promise for a distinguished academic career in cardiac surgery.
All residents enrolled in an accredited Canadian Cardiac Surgery Training Program at the PGY1 to PGY6 level at the time of the application deadline are eligible to apply. Residents applying for the award must submit an abstract via the CCC Abstract Submission Portal. When submitting your abstract you must indicate that you would like to be considered for the Paul Cartier Cardiac Surgery Resident Award under the ‘Recognition, Awards, & Bursaries’ task.
The following must also be submitted via the CCC Abstract Submission Portal under the supporting documentation task:
1) Nominee’s curriculum vitae;
2) A letter outlining past research endeavors and future plans (maximum 2 pages); and
3) Letter of support from nominee’s program director outlining applicant’s potential for future academic career.
The winner will receive a $2,500 cash award, as well as an honorary plaque.
A call for nominations will go out to all CSCS members, with a closing date of May 1, 2018 at 12:00 (noon) EDT.
Wilfred G. Bigelow Lecture
Each year a distinguished speaker is invited by the CSCS to deliver this keynote address at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
Wilfred G. Bigelow Speakers
2017 Pedro J. del Nido (Boston, MA)
2016 Salim Yusuf (Hamilton, ON)
2015 David Taggart (Oxford, United Kingdom)
2014 Irving L. Kron (Charlottesville, VA)
2013 Hartzell Schaff (Rochester, MN)
2012 Chris Feindel (Toronto, ON)
2011 Peter Smith (Durham, NC)
2010 Hugh Scully (Toronto, ON)
2009 Gébrine El Khoury (Brussels, Belgium)
2008 Neil McKenzie (London, ON)
2007 Michael J. Mack (Dallas, TX)
2006 Bernard Goldman (Toronto, ON)
2005 L Henry Edmunds Jr (Philadelphia, PA)
2004 Richard Weisel (Toronto, ON)
2003 Andrew Wechsler (Philadelphia, PA)
2002 Raymond Chiu (Montréal, QC)
2001 Alain Carpentier (Paris, France)
2000 Craig D Miller (Stanford, CA)
1999 Bruce W Lytle (Cleveland, OH)
1998 Philippe Menasché (Paris, France)
1997 Tirone David (Toronto, ON)
1996 Merril Knudtson (Calgary, AB)
1995 Alain Verdant (Montréal, QC)
1994 Joel D Cooper (St. Louis, MO)
1993 Gerald D Buckberg (Los Angeles, CA)
1992 Hermes Grillo (Boston, MA)
1991 Carlos Duran (Missoula, MT)
1990 Antony RC Dobell (Montréal, QC)
1989 Griffith Pearson (Toronto, ON)
1988 Charles Hahn (Geneva, Switzerland)
1987 George Rodewald (Germany)
1986 Wilbert Keon (Ottawa, ON)
1985 Raymond Heimbecker (London, ON)
1984 John Callaghan (Edmonton, AB)